Auction 161, Lot 645

"De Gelegentheyt van't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d'Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen...", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Middle East & Cyprus

Period: 1686 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 12.1 inches
46.2 x 30.7 cm

This Dutch Bible map covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel, Jonas & the whale, and the Garden of Eden. The map is richly embellished with a banner style title cartouche and four corner vignettes - the creation of Adam & Eve, Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At bottom center is a large scene of the Ark. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #131 GI.

Condition: A

A sharp impression, issued folding, with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/8/2017

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